A day at the AICS

The Primary School day

At the AICS, no two days are the same. Are you curious what it will be like to study at the AICS? This video gives you an idea of what a primary school day looks like at the Amsterdam International Community School.

The Primary School timetable

The Primary School timetable looks like this:

For more information, check the School Guide.


Reading is at the core of our activities. Every week we hold a library session with each primary group, either to read a story or for a short lesson in information literacy. During this time, the children borrow books to take home for the week.

Alongside the usual library activities, we have a piano and the opportunity to get involved in chess, worm composting, poetry readings and various other activities throughout the year.

The library is open to all students, staff and parents. We encourage students to borrow books and read as much as possible. We want them to leave school having developed a habit of reading. Therefore, parents are encouraged to visit after school hours when they are free to borrow books for their children and for themselves. We have an extensive collection of books and are always glad to hear of recommendations. Click here to login to the library.